Rockbox mail archiveSubject: RE: storing rockbox settings and data in a separate directory?
RE: storing rockbox settings and data in a separate directory?
From: Daniel Brenden <dani_brenden_kulingsen_at_hotmail.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2007 19:33:02 +0200
Your suggestion is greatly appreciated as it annoys me when all my settings and my scores fly out of my ipod every single time i update my installation.
> Date: Sat, 25 Aug 2007 23:15:04 +0200> From: dominik.riebeling_at_gmail.com> To: rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se> Subject: Re: storing rockbox settings and data in a separate directory?> > On 8/25/07, Gert Brinkmann <g111_at_netcologne.de> wrote:> > updating rockbox usualy means unzipping the latest rockbox.zip so the> > new files are dropped into the already existing old .rockbox directory.> > Isn't this some kind of dangerous because maybe some files have been> > moved or renamed, so some old files still are kept and are not removed?> > not exactly addressing the config issue, but Rockbox Utility (the> work-in-progress installer for Rockbox) keeps track of the files it> installed and therefore can do a clean removal of the installed files.> This will of course have problems if someone manually installs files,> but it's at least a step.> > I generally agree that moving all config data to a separate directory> would be good. IIRC this was general consensus anyway.> > > - Dominik
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